• Rogue Ales Voodoo Doughnut Bacon Maple Ale Review

    Posted November 11, 2012 by Mark

    The Voodoo Doughnut Bacon Maple Ale from Rogue Ales in Newport, Oregon pours out a clear copper in color and is topped with a two finger, off-white, foamy head that slowly reduces down to a thin film with a partial collar. On the nose, this smells like a breakfast plate with crispy bacon, waffles an...

  • Ska Brewing Ten Pin PorTer Review

    Posted November 11, 2012 by Mark

    The Ten Pin PorTer from Ska Brewing Company in Durango, Colorado pours out mahogany brown in color with just a little light getting through and is topped with a one finger, khaki colored head that reduces down to foamy patches with a small collar. On the nose, lovely roast grain aromas along with mo...

  • Heavy Seas Great'ER Pumpkin

    Posted November 10, 2012 by ironarrow42

    Heavy Seas The Great'ER Pumpkin Imperial pumpkin ale aged in bourbon barrels Clipper City Brewing, Baltimore, MD 22 ounce bottle, 9% ABV     Poured into a snifter, the beer is a very clear (my photo does not do it justice in this regard), deep copper hue with a short-lived ¼...

  • Left Hand Brewing Wake Up Dead Imperial Stout Review

    Posted November 9, 2012 by Mark

    The Wake Up Dead Imperial Stout from Left Hand Brewing in Longmont, Colorado pours out pitch black in color with no light getting through and is topped with a two finger, dense, mocha colored head that slowly reduces to a thin film with a decent sized collar. On the nose, deep and dark with just a h...

  • Big Boss Brewing High Roller IPA Review

    Posted November 8, 2012 by Mark

    The High Roller IPA from Big Boss Brewing Company in Raleigh, North Carolina pours out a murky, burnt orange in color and is topped with two fingers of dense, off-white head that slowly reduces down to a fairly thick film with a good sized collar. Mostly bitter on the nose with aromas of pine, citru...

  • Shmaltz He'Brew Funky Jewbelation Ale Review

    Posted November 7, 2012 by Mark

    The He'Brew Funky Jewbelation Ale, a blend of six ales aged in rye whiskey and bourbon barrels, from Shmaltz Brewing Company in Saratoga Springs, New York pours out coal black with no light getting through and is topped with a two finger, mocha colored, dense head that slowly reduces down to a film ...

  • Ska Brewing Pinstripe Red Ale Review

    Posted November 6, 2012 by Mark

    The Pinstripe Red Ale from Ska Brewing Company in Durango, Colorado pours out a coppery-amber in color with good clarity and is topped with just over a finger of off-white, sudsy head that slowly reduces down to a patchy film with a decent sized collar. On the nose, quite clean with mostly malt comi...

  • Dogfish Head Craft Brewery 75 Minute IPA Review

    Posted November 6, 2012 by Mark

    The 75 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery in Milton, Delaware pours out a cloudy golden-orange in color and is topped with a dense, creamy, three finger, white head that very slowly reduces down to a thin film with a decent sized collar. Lovely hoppy aromas on the nose. Mandarin orange, pine...

  • Hoppin' Frog Brewing Co. Silk Porter Review

    Posted November 5, 2012 by Mark

    The Silk Porter from Hoppin' Frog Brewing Company in Akron, Ohio pours out a very dark brown in color with just a tiny bit of light coming through on the edges and is topped with a one finger, tan, dense head that slowly reduces down to a thin film with a quarter inch collar. On the nose, lovely roa...

  • Alaskan 2012 Pilot Series Baltic Porter Ale Review

    Posted November 4, 2012 by Mark

    The 2012 Pilot Series Baltic Porter Ale (brewed with cherries, brown sugar, vanilla beans and oak chips) from Alaskan Brewing Company in Juneau, Alaska pours out black as black can be in color with no light getting through and is topped with a two finger, mocha colored head that reduces down quite q...